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SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 1:30am PST
. moving on to agenda item number 8 which is assistive technology reclaiming independence in the community and the presentation will be given but councilmember derek czar zarda our very own. >> control room if you want to go ahead and put on the powerpoint presentation at the very beginning that would be fine. thank you. >> good afternoon counsel. my name is derek zarda i'm also besides being a councilmember an assistive technology coordinate at the center for independent living in san francisco i'm here to talk to you about assistive technology what it is and its role. but first i'd like to talk a little bit about what our center is about. so independent living resource center of san francisco, we are a disability rights advocacy organization that works to support and empower people with disabilities in leading independent lives and being active in their community and we champion the independent living philosophy. that the person with the disability takes the lead role advertise identifies what their needs are and creating steps to achieve those goals. i'm really proud that we have
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
and draw lines straight to technology. is important but we need to think more broadly than that. >> i think without a doubt that startups and technology are intimately linked. tech is one of the absolute standardbearers, one of the hot topics in terms of taking the u.k. start up seen fourth. a half a million number is a business every minute. every sector you can think about. .ech is a proven winner that is driving an awful lot of start up activity. >> is a crowding out others? is a danger that we see that and crowd out others? >> everything so great i think technology is so ubiquitous and across the many things, historic sectors like advanced goingcturing have so much on. there's no doubt about it. technology is driving a huge amount of progress right now. jobs in london have come out of the tech sector. 90,000 brilliant firms that are driving it. i think we should be championing the fact that tech is a big heart of the story about why britain is back in business now. they might have an argument with that. >> neil from the outside, what more can we be doing? what more can we be doing to he
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
of a company. they asked me to recommend some people in finance and technology. i did not go further than our own backyard. christie is now the ceo of dough.com. she will introduce to you the next generation of finance on the local platform. hey. >> hey. [applause] >> thank you. thank you for coming out. as tom said, i am the ceo of dough. in my background, i came from sink or swim. i have 20 years of experience in and around the trading industry. i would say that these last two years, i have been in financial media. i have learned a lot. what we have done now is that we have pulled together all of our experience from sink or swim and we have rolled it into a company called dough. right now, we believe that the industry is ripe for innovation. we have -- let me just get my slides here -- one of the things that we truly believe is that banks and brokerage firms and wealth managers have an opportunity to tap into the younger generation. we think there needs to be a new approach, but with a new visual and with a new design. and we need to go to that younger generation with how they use technolog
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:30pm EST
about airports as well. and so now computer technology has advanced to the point ever since we had that old law that you can actually with a computer, through a 3-d processing, laying down plastic layer upon plastic layer, you can create a weapon, a weapon that cannot be detected with most of the detectors that we have today. that old law needs to be updated, but apparently there are those who do not want it updated. and so as a last gasp, we are appealing to the senate before the stroke of midnight tonight, when this law is erased, to continue the old law that will at least go after the plastic type weapons, plastic guns of which their manufacturer is required that they have some part of metal in them in order to detect them. but the technology has surpassed that. they can now manufacture them with 3-d printing, no metal parts, and it will still shoot a bullet. now that's what we're going to have to update. and so with the simple click of a mouse, things are changed, and it makes it practically invisible to metal detectors and other screening devices. and so i want to thank the se
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
and sequestration technologies. you did not require the same technology for gas-fired power plants. >> yes. >> by requiring ccs for coal units only, are aren't you applying a standard that is higher regarding the carbon emitted from coal-generating power? it sounds like it's not an all of the above energy plan. it singles out coal for punitive treatment. can it really be transparent and equitable application was clean air act? i like the administration that you have testified supports opportunity in natural gas. so do i. i support them also for new coal-fired plants. and coal liquids. all the reasons epa gives for declining to find the ccs technology to -- for gas-fired units. apply with equal use to coal-fired units imrp require of it coal. it strikes me the answer to the question is to set a precedent. epa is under a consent decree -- on greenhouse refrien i are in the new future. will that -- emission reduction also require implementing technology that is unproven on a commercial scale? >> it seems to be the new definition of adequately demonstrated. when epa requires the technology for
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
it would mean for trade and tourism, what it would mean for developing technology and talent for future generations of israeli and palestinian children. imagine israel and its neighbors as an economic powerhouse in the region. it is long past time that the people of this great and ancient part of the world became known for what they can create and not for the conflicts they perpetuate. it is long past time that jerusalem, the crucible of the world's three great monotheistic religions become known not as the subject of constant struggle, but as the golden city of peace and unity embodied the aspirations of israelis and palestinians alike. peace is possible because we have courageous leaders who have already taken significant political risks for peace. the time is approaching when they will have to take even more. they have shown real courage, both president abbas and prime minister netanyahu. president abbas has made tough choices. he has stayed the course, despite people in his team saying you ought to get out of here, look at those settlements, they are making a fool of you. believe m
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
act. she joins us from washington, d.c. it a little ironic given that many of the technology companies have been cooperating? is this just political posturing? >> we have been debating privacy since 9/11 nine years ago. this is really the first time they are weighing in and saying the government has gone too far. >> except for the fact that they have a lot braided if the government in certain cases, right? >> right. i think what prompted the new movement is the recent revelation that they are not just serving the companies with court orders that hacking into the system overseas where the laws do not apply. it might have been what pushed them over the edge to get involved. >> the people who run the companies are powerful. they account for a large part of the united states economy. how is the government likely to respond? >> this as a whole new voice to the privacy debate. by this he advocates and members of congress have been taken -- taking a principled stake. this is really a game changer. president is expecting a report from the pointed review rupe just this week. president obama sai
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
use modern technologies that are available to reduce carbon pollution. epa will also next june be proposing new standards that will also provide significant flexibility to the state that will effectively protect public health from carbon pollution from the existing power plants. that will be an opportunity to reduce the current levels of carbon pollution emitted by power plants and put us on a energy, cleantic energy generation and innovation. of bothut the process looking at those new power plants, and most importantly, at the existing plants, we have theucted what i think is most vigorous outreach and most comprehensive outreach program that you can imagine, well in advance of putting any pen and paper down in terms of a proposal, which is not due until next june. we held 11 public listening sessions, have been meeting with anyone who wants to talk about this. i welcome continued dialogue, which you can send into the epa. the most important thing, we got 30,000 people who came to us, speaking their mind, and also speaking from their heart. it was a great experience for them a
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
? >> absolutely. i'd have to say the technology is so pervasive and so precise, it really must be used to our advantage and clearly the nsa is working within parameters that have been prescribed legally. we have the fisa court that allows to us do that. so the united states is taking advantage of some technologies and capabilities to really do the very, very best it can in terms of tracking those that have -- that the united states has great interest on and known terrorists. and as a result of that, absolutely some innocents will be caught up in this. but because of the nature of the technology and the direction that we want to take this, those innocents, much like brian todd described, will be sifted away and swept away and not used in any type of ongoing tore developing investigation and/or operation. >> so, christopher with the aclu, let me ask you this, do you see any value to this kind of surveillance or do you think it's run amuck? >> this is not a surveillance program targeted at people suspected of doing something wrong. this is getting vast achlts of data from people who have done no
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
technology companies today calling abound in turn upon president obama to implement sweeping reforms to stop surveillance. the coalition saying that there is an urgent need to change spying practices because according to microsoft, people will not use technology that they don't trust. and there is some irony in that statement as we look at all of the cyberattacks on technology around the country. and new reports about just how extensive the national security agency really is. they have spent years spying on online gamers, including those playing on world of workout. in obamacare architect ezekiel emanuel says people haven't signed up for coverage because the obama administration has not sufficiently promoted it. my next guest says he couldn't write a greater piece of fiction in the obamacare narrative. we are joined now by best-selling author in his latest book. i was going to make a remark about a number of things. i will constrain myself. ezekiel emanuel, saying if you really want to keep your doctor, the obama deal is just to pay up. >> so what is he telling us? in obamacare works if you'
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
our technology, and because of the greed and cheap labor, they are the ones who are running this whole fiasco throughout the world. until we get people up there -- and the congress and so forth, and the greed in the pride -- basically they look at what the people of the united states of america needs and start working for the country again, we will never ever be able to continue. worse -- wars are not the answer. anybody feels pride in their own country. that it isis agreed greed. think it is greed. things will change but it is the greed that is killing everybody. never ended, it just has been moved overseas. he will see this around the world. that is all i have to say about the situation. this is from one of our regular tweeters -- you can send us a tweet at @ cspanwj. smaller is better, a look at the us military out at west point. --begins with these words democrats line, good morning. i was looking at a question you are asking. was honest,g everybody was being honest -- i am in georgia. these hear me out. we are in a red state that republicans control. do isbill they detrimental to
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
people are probably wondering, where can i find a job? technology could be the long- term answer. they say that computer related jobs are expected to rise by 2020. this is the founder of a computer coding school. he says there is a need for computer programmers to help boost a global, sustainable economy. he joins us now from our san francisco euro. welcome to bottom line. thank you for your time tonight. what is the answer to improving the unemployment rate? >> it is a good question. i obviously don't have the full picture for the answer. but i think a big piece of the puzzle isle that's -- that there is a huge demand. it breaks my heart to know that there are thousands of job openings and millions of unemployed americans. quickf the answer is programs that focus on getting american talent into these jobs. >> what is key in the evolution of education? our camps and programs like it the wave of the future? >> it is part of the future. the biggest key as that this country has a fascination with higher education, which is great. at the same time, we seem to be hypnotized with the i
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
if there is an accident to review what happened. i know there's a technology called positive train and control or ptc designed to automatically stop or slow a train before certain accidents occur to prevent train to train collisions or derailments. do we know if this train had that technology? >> we know that this train did not have that technology. now, let's talk a little bit about the technology. it's a communications and signaling system that the ntsb says is capable of preventing accidents caused by human error. specifically excessive speed. also, failure to obey signals. now the technology, what it does is uses wi-fi and gps signals along with sensors along the railroad track to essentially track the train's location and speed restrictions. if the train is going too fast, well, on board equipment automatically either stops or slows down the train. again, this train did not have that technology. however, congress has set a december, 2015 deadline for all passenger trains and freight trains carrying hazardous materials to have this technology, wolf. >> rene will have a lot more on this story comi
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
to benefit. now this we now that we're getting technology fixed, we need to go back and take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families, and maybe it won't make a difference right now fw you're feeling healthy, but i promise you, if somebody in your family, heaven forbid, gets sick, you'll see the difference. >> reporter: the president said more than half a million people are already poised to get health insurance for the first time starting january 1st, but republicans are more energetic than ever about repealing the law. even democrats may seek changes if lagging enrollment figures don't improve. planked by individuals already helped by health reform, mr. obama spoke to that new political reality. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. if you've got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> reporter: the president's advisers can see mr. obama is on the defensive and more campaign-style events are needed to resell obama care. the ne
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
technologies to keep israelis safe from rockets and missiles. those systems and newer technologies continue to protect israelis from the range of threats that they still face today. president obama and i -- and i think you heard this from the president in his q&a earlier today -- remain deeply committed. indeed determined to ensuring israel has the ability to defend itself by itself. that is why in fact, by any measurement, president obama's administration has done more than any before to make israel more secure, including funding iron dome, which i saved untold -- which has saved untold lives by intercepting hundreds of rockets that might otherwise have struck schools, hospitals, or homes. deepening our day-to-day security on an ongoing basis. negotiating a new, long-term memorandum of understanding to lock in long-term military assistance for the future. providing access to the most sophisticated u.s. military technology, such as precision munitions, the f-35 joint strike fighter, the v-22 osprey. israel is the only country in the world to receive it from the united states. and engaging i
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
units the new and rejuvenation are occurring again in east africa this time through technology. some say the internet revolution is underway in africa as its coal is a broadband internet than centered on kenya. i know. ms joke three places but the stuff because i found them. it's indian ocean city of mombasa. his links to the various submarine internet cables that connect africa europe and asia. but based development bank of southern africa specialist its financing africa's information communications technology sector. memphis old as the ict sector the cables and does dishes and devices that connect people to the internet and tv that the us we are about to experience the mission in africa next six. if one looks at the underwater sea cables and seek on wanting to use the cable and east coasts of africa. and the envisaged the continental cable the opportunities that exist for that occasional of ict products the bed as it is all off the set of gorgeous the cables and the auntie and set to rights. makes me afraid. everything that's in the next two years the african continent will change. cha
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
below the surface of the dark waters could be the solution the groundbreaking scientific technology down here allows fish to the drilling anywhere even thousands of miles away from the ocean to one utama fish in a conventional fish in his room it's something like five thousand to seven thousand five hundred liters of water the edits for production was a cute little fish in our system we got down to forty four zero the two years they awarded for tuna fish with action twenty five years ago professor yup and i came up with an idea that's effects could be fined on land or even in the kazakh in a sustainable eco logical way together with scientist dr yes it's how they develop a process now being marketed as cfa or grilled fish anywhere and dam system. it's different from the usual aquaculture math then the technology. the filling in forms. we can grow fish anywhere. in the desert with no connection was the sole soul to the marine environment. we are establishing their own unique ecology in our system to sustain you. we don't include them in doing so by his demise in the period that can recycl
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
is with the department for better technology, a presidential innovation fellow. he's been the person i have been following most closely in analyzing the website. so, clay, looking at the website today, hearing the administration's updates yesterday, what's your sense of how far things have come and what does it tell us about how bad things were? >> well, it's a great deal of relief to me that the website seems to be up and operational. i tried it out earlier. i'm on the individual market as a small business owner, and so, i have to shop for my own health insurance, so i got a bit through it today. i'm just glad that the preposterous debate that the affordable care act should be judged by healthcare.gov -- i mean, healthcare.gov's problems was an acquisition and procurement problem, not a health care problem. it's not like when we had butterfly ballot problems in florida, we decided to revert to monarchy. and we shouldn't, you know, sort of judge a health care policy based on, you know, what a website does. but for the ma part, i'm happy with where things are right now. >> here's what's interesti
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ >>> and in pretenders tonight, breaking news out of bismarck, north dakota. ron burgundy, the legend continues, as the anchor man stopped by kx news in north dakota. >> good evening, i'm amber shots. >> and i'm ron burgundy. >> you look lovely tonight. >> thanks, you too. >> are you married? >> no. >> well, i am. so don't get any ideas. no love lost between the rivalry between the -- >> it's not too often you can call a sheriff's deputy a dummy. and get away with it. answer even though i have. >> there is also movember for mustaches. >> i'm fond of those. >> yes. >> how long did it take you to grow that bad boy? >> this, about 20 minutes. >> impressive. >> you guys did a great job tonight. that was a good warm-up. >> if ron burgundy thinks there is any real news in bismarck, he can ke
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
to technology that could potentially i guess be harmful not to security but not allow us to have the private we want. i think that's going to be a whole other debate and this is just the beginning of that. >> i mean, when you heard jeff bezos say there's no reason that we can't use these, there is a reason. it's illegal not to rain on parade but it's currently illegal to do what amazon wants to do and tells a great deal but not only amazon and not to single them out. but a lot of corporations that look around at the world that binds most of us and the laws we have to follow as a private citizen, you get in a lot of trouble if you break the law. 60 minutes and charlie rose took it as a great new beginning that the faa will approve this kind of dhifrry -- >> do you think amazon won't be able to get the faa to make this -- >> that's not my point. not whether or not as a corporation they get out from under the current rules, which do bar this for a lot of good reasons, one of which is when you go into the sky like this, we don't necessarily want robotic unmanned delivery because of the risk. now th
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
as the technology required to make sure these kinds of accidents don't occur, that technology is available to prevent derailments, prevent head of hn crashes if you will. for some reason, the technology is not on a popular route like this. why is that? is it simply a matter of money? >> well, well, it is partly a matter of money. you know, these commuter lines are borderline profitable operations. if that. many of them are subsidized. but it's awfully complex, positive train control. in europe, you have monopolies that are on the rail lines. so you have one operator, one type of equipment. on the hudson valley line, you have amtrak, you have metro north, you have csx. at least three different operators, different types of equipment. and then most of all, wolf, it takes radio band to put positive train control in place. and the fcc has put a road block up on implementing it. since last may, they have not moved forward on approving applications for upwards of 20,000 new towers necessary for positive train control. it's a real problem. >> peter goelz is the former managing director of the nts
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
watching them. lori: so what can you tell me about the technology? essentially data disappears after six days. you can program the time period if you want? >> exactly. in order for a message to truly self-destruction, 2 has to be anonymous, private and secure. we also, forensically wipe everything on the device after it is gone. we delete the metadata and bind the messages to the device. on top of using top secret encryption. lori: could you take a screen grab though. >> that is a really good question. in the version 2.0% releasing this coming week we actually took out the anti-tam perking, anti-screen tab technology because we wanted to prove a point that we always say this is, this is a "mission: impossible" this is sending a message, spy to spy. so really important for people to know, you never send a message to someone you don't trust. at the same time your biggest defense is plausible deniability, any screen shot can be faked and made. you don't have to do anything. lori: you have one million up loads of wicker. >> uh-huh. lori: you next plan roll out secure video and chatting. tell
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
's where we are at this point. lisa, transportation experts have talked about technology that may, and we underline that, may have prevented the crash. what can you tell bus that? >> reporter: it's called positive train control, and it essentially takes over the train if the engineer fails to brake or slow down when he should. the ntsb says they have been pushing for this for decades, and they went so far as to saying it could have prevented this crash if it was on this train. it's mandated it's a few years away. >> lisa, thank you. it's political crisis that has changen thailand's capitol for a week. prime minister yingluck shinawatra ordered police to stop battling with anti-government protesters. the majority of the protesters are middle and upper class residents of bangkok who have been fighting with people from poor and rural areas who support the prime minister. now the protesters have accused the prime minister of being a proxy for her brother, former prime minister who was ousted in a coup in 2006. they accuse her government of being corrupt. we have more. >> reporter: it was expe
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
support line from kentucky. i completely support drones and all technology. being usedto see it for anything other than flying death machines. you can't stop technology, and technology can be used to benefit ma'am. i think this is a wonderful play. are going to have people am being the drones paid their own high paid salaries. because down on pollution, cuts down on so many different things. i just don't see any downside to something like that. host: a previous color was a former postal worker and said that the person who would normally be delivering would no longer have a job. but you are still going to have people that are going to be producing -- manufacturing the drones. you are going to have people selling the drones. people operating the drones, there are a whole lot more people getting jobs. it may not be a one-to-one trade-off. the industry association that has been the unmanned aircraft did a study on the economic benefits these types of commercial uses could produce. it says -- that is by the association behind these types of aircraft. they estimated those figures e
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
of technology that promises to light up the field on the players. connell: dress up -- what is wrong with you? dagen: or did it. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. dagen: the shopping numbers over the weekend are out. sony cannot keep microsoft at they. nicole petallides has more. nicole: no one knew what to anticipate for the holiday season, thanksgiving, black friday, the weekend that the numbers are telling over these four days and what we have seen is microsoft is outpacing sony's play station. both stocks are to the downside. sony at 1843 down 1%, microsoft down 1/3% but black friday because of x ox 1 by 2-1. in walmart and target it turns out that microsoft x box 1 and the x box 360, usually discounted, ac
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 9:20am EST
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CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
think right now we're hearing a lot about personalization technology. almost siri-like apps. they almost anticipate what you want, which is pretty interesting. we spoke last week about a technology where you walk into the store, your phone knows your purchasing history and it will give you a push notification and say, hey, you might want to check this out. that kind of stuff is in the works. tech is moving so far beyond the smartphone. it's not just the hot new apps. we're talking robots and drones. it's an interesting time for technology. >> i think we've done stories on auto plants that have replaced workers with robots. now you see drones, having drones with the ability to deliver packages. behind the steak and shake, when does all of this take place? >> these are all great ideas. look at amazon drones. the faa has to make regulations and that's not happening for at least 2015. think about irobot. these are being developed but google is very serious about this. they brought andy reuben in, the guy who was behind android, they've acquired seven startups that are all robotics focused an
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
25 years set to expire. there's new technology complicating the debate on capitol hill, a group called wiki weapons developed a program that lets you develop guns with a 3d printer in your own home. these rb tested. the atf found the first one they printed exploded but the second gun fired eight rounds of live ammo. these printed guns are invisible to metal detectors and that's what makes them illegal. so the '88 undetectable firearms act forbids any firearm that doesn't set off an x-ray machine or metal detector. gun owners can insert a metal part into any plastic gun to make it legal. but the idea of 3d printing has touched off a new controversy over the old ban. the house could simply extend the old ban for another ten years but some gun control advocates say that doesn't go far enough anymore. chuck schumer calls the house bill "better than nothing but not good enough. we absolutely must close the loophole that allows anyone to legally make a gun that could be rendered invisible to law enforcement." joining us today from capitol hill, covering today's expected vote, a couple
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
look at the technology and media companies shaping our world. i'm emily chang. let's get to the rundown. nelson mandel died at the age of 95 and tributes are pouring in around the globe. >> we've lost one of the most influential and courageous. he belongs to the ages. >> mandela served 27 years in prison after convicted of treason with the white minority government. three years later, he won the nobel peace prize. he became the first elected black president. has died atmandela 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. "there could not be a more exciting time to join." what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have tha woman joing the board. there are a number of things her the right candidate . she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelope on the industry. the international experience and media experience is helpful for
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 9:20am EST
technology stocks. what say you? >> absolutely. the last time i was talking to you, stuart, i was bullish on technology and i'm more bullish than i was two weeks ago. you've got to be in technology, the road in america is paved with high-tech. i definitely would be in technology in 2014. stuart: that's what i've seen and looking at holiday shopping, it seems to me that people are buying technology. the apple stores are jam-packed full. the toy stores are not. we're buying this stuff, aren't we? >> we absolutely are. it's funny, the day before thanksgiving, afternoon before thanksgiving i was at the local apple store in emeryville. the place was packed, buying everything, accessories, ipads, iphones and i think it's going to be a big christmas for apple, but the android universe as well. the new car sales are booming and cars are big consumers of technology, infotainment systems. and on that night, i just noticed that 27 billion dollars worth of computer chips were sold in october. up 7%. and a lot of them, as you say, are going right into new cars, that's interesting stuff. michael, stay
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
technology the past 40 years nasdaq has been around and certainly innovation have gone hand in hand but only makes up 25% of our companies. so many of our companies have just revolutionized their individual businesses, whether it is costco or a starbucks. we've seen them really go in and been disrupttores in their individual business. they like the family of companies that they're associated with, that surround them at nasdaq and so it's just not about technology anymore. it is really about those industry leaders, those global leaders who want to innovate and continue to continue to grow the businesses and feel very much at home in our family of companies. adam: bob mccooey, senior vice president, corporate client group. all the best to you. >> thank you. lori: going out on a him. one analyst says there is chance president obama could resign next year. charlie gasparino with the man who made that call next year. adam: box office where stars that don't deliver despite getting pretty big paychecks. [ male announcer ] here's a question r you: where does the united states get most of its energy?
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
rocket developed by space exploration technologies could be a game changer in a global industry worth close to $200 million a year. our washington correspondent report. --3, 2, 1 >> a successful launch after two previous attempts. the falcon nine rocket by space x. a new player enters the big- money commercial satellite market. if space x keeps up its game, the current front runners will have to watch their backs. to be as the potential major competitor. the large number of launches, up to 12 per year, and much lower rices could capture a lot of business that would go to other launch companies. >> the industry's leading companies know this could be a game changer. new head of -- >> i think everyone knows space x has a big contract with an asset. that is what allows them to offer a cheap price. the strategy of entering the market. we will face space x as we have other competitors. we have an enormous advantage in the eyes of our clients. it is the trustworthiness and availability. grasshopper, a rocket space x uses to find in technology. -- this is grasshopper. the mind behind paypal a
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
been the only girl on a couple of occasions, as well as the only female designer. the technology world is definitely very man based. tiny part of me that says, you know, there aren't any winning. who am i to think that i could be that first one? >> i know that sometimes i will make an assumption that, oh, she's a woman. it is very old-school as far as coding goes, right? even though you do not want to have that. after some brief interaction and it comes to shape becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. some brief interaction and it becomes obvious that she knows her stuff, all that is gone. women,e are very few very few hispanic people. they're just younger. it is an industry that is just literally eating every other industry. it is laying the groundwork for how humanity is going to communicate. women do not necessarily identify themselves as being in technology or as programmers. i can say do not necessarily understand what the class is about. there is a fundamental misunderstanding about what the new programmer is about. is more likeamming writing and art. it is ab
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
. the technology is getting more sophisticated by the day. this is a bigger issue than drones and government drones. this is about a growing anti-government sentiment in this country. what do you see as driving it? >> quewell, you know, it's interesting. this is tapping into deeper emotions. you're absolutely right. distrust in government is at an all-time low. we've lost faith in our institutions. and we have technology outpacing our laws. people thinking it's leading to something that's almost orwell yan. you take rural folks and that plays out. it explodes. so this is going to snowball as long as technology outpaces laws and the people feel the government is infringing on their privacy and liberty. >> so when i visited these hobbyists, they were talking about how the faa is going to come up with a rule and basically will have to come, the government, u.s. government, is going to have to determine what to allow the general public to do when it comes to the commercial use of drones. the u.s. government already has drones out there that are used for law enforcement and for what they argue are natio
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
and derailed in bridgeport, connecticut. some experts argue that the technology exists and could help prevent deadly accidents like sunday's derailment. jake ward joins us from san francisco with that. jake, what sort of technology are we talking about? >> john, it's called a positive control system. positive train control is where the ntsb i has been pushing for0 years. the combination of gps sensors, sensors in the tracks, control sensors and remote control in the trains to compensate when a driver has been disabled, incapacitated or not paying attention. >> is there any difference between passenger trains and freight trains and the technology that they have? >> well, the difference really has to do with just how incredibly dangerous a train can be depending on what it's carrying. we've seen in new york the dangerous situation where trains are full the people. but even trains without people on board canner dangerous. in 2005 in south carolina, there was a terrible crash in which a tanker full of chlorine basically atomized in the air and a cloud of this poisonous gas caused the evacuation o
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
on walmart? >>> plus, police departments are using new technology to deal with speeders. they are firing rockets at you. i'm not kidding. that is one way to cut down on high-speed chases, right? is it safe? more money coming up. melissa: the great wage debate rages on. two d.c. walmarts open following months of controversy but the fight is not over. d.c. city council just voted to boost the city's minimum wage to 11.50 an hour by 2016. it is 8.25 right now. that is a big jump. here now the man behind the plan, d.c. city councilman, vincent orange. thanks for joining us. have you heard from walmart? they opened their doors and you guys voted to raise anyone mum wage by three bucks? >> i was with walmart at preopening atth street. i joined them this morning on the store with georgia avenue. all seems to be well. opened their stores. council voted minimum wage of $11.50. melissa: did you talk about this specifically. >> no, happy feeling last night and this morning. people know they will have minimum wage. walmart knows they will sell their wears in the district of columbia. melissa: why do
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
on every network in the same angle. no one was taking this opportunity to talk about this great technology or other companies that actually have similar technology. it was all amazon, the same story. it's 27-year-olds gathering the news and repeating it. >> there was some good newspaper stories raising some questions. but kou say this was a genius move by jeff bezoz since the whole media world got on it. >> yes, yes and yes. it was hooking all the holes. what about the birds. >> what about the birds. >> tune in at 11:00. >> other than a couple of skeptical questions about amazon being a large force in the marketing world that's driving other companies out of business charlie rose seemed wow. >> de. i don't have a problem with actually interviewing jeff bezos. he's tough to get. i have a problem with how and when it happened. how it happened was that he was not asking the really tough questions and when it happened was sunday night before cyber monday. now everyone is thinking amazon. let's go on and buy amazon products. that's an issue. >> and, you know, as some stories later pointsed out
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
to get his job back. hear what his attorney is saying. >>> plus, technology giants uniting to fight government spying? what the likes of facebook and google may be able to do. we will debate that. >>> how many times the president met with kathleen sebelius before the disastrous rollout of the obama care website. and why it's so hard to pin that exact number down. what was it? >> i don't have all the figures in front of me. but if you think about the cabinet and the importance of in this presidency in particular health care matters and health care reform, it's safe to say that kathleen sebelius has been one of the more frequent visitors to -- in attendance of meetings with the president. >> howard kurtz and his media buzz co-host. come on in. >>> fox news extreme weather alert now. wicked storms pummeling much of america today. a dangerous trifecta of snow, ice and rain. the massive storms canceling thousands of flights from coast to coast. causing dozens of pileups on slippery highways. the snowfall setting records, though, in some place. more snow falling in philly in one day than
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the technology has taken over. >> you are being ruled by your technology. >> that's true. but i am not sure how to kick it. like your idea of putting it in the middle of the table. >> or try leaving it in another room for a little while, or when you're driving -- i live in los angeles and a lot of people are guilty of this. even though it's illegal at stop lights, they're still checking their phones and you'll miss green lights. put your phone in the back seat. >> going to happen to everybody some day because sometimes we're going along and i want to bring up something over here and i'll just walk over while you're talking. it's to the point now where, we have to know everything at this moment, and a producer just just told me in my ear, it never stops. when you looked like you were tweeting, you actually tweeted because my producer received your tweet. >> i was. >> and now they're tuning in in droves. our other channel, fox business network, during the daytime, nobody better to help you analyze what is going on in the market. at light they do a lot 0 more dissecting of the events of the day an
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
's important that we have someone whose job it is to focus specifically on the technology on the website. on doing what we need to do to get the and this will be the full time job. >> she there now and i don't have a departure date for him. we will make it for someone else. >> i want to get your reaction calling 2013 a lot of year for president obama. what say you? >> the president takes a long view of things as you know. i listen to your lead in and things that we didn't get background checks for guns passed and immigration reform. both of those are true, but we made a lot of progress. we would like to get both of those passed as soon as possible. in the end whether that happens in 2013 or 2014 would be better for everyone involved if it happens sooner rather than later. let's get it done and we made a lot of progress on the issues and continue to push it as long as it takes through the rest of the presidency. we are not looking at progress on perhaps the same calendar. >> fair enough. i'm going to leave it there. the communications director for the white house, thanks for coming out to
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> technological unemployment or something, where something else comes up. i've heard this from people from inside the industries where they say, look, with a little more investment we can automate a lot of these jobs. >> exactably. >> then where do those workers go, diane? >> exactly. this is the real problem. you still can't get away from in-home health care. you're not going to have a robot do that so there are places they go. but they don't pay any better. those are very low wage jobs and very low skill jobs. i would argue automation has hollowed out much of the middle class as well because many tax prepares, people like that, you don't need them anymore because you can use your computer to do it. now we're moving into the low wage sector and that's a sector that had been growing. this month, not as much. good news as we got better jobs this month. >> 203,000 jobs created. unemployment rate, the best it's been since november 2008. and you're on track really here for 2 million jobs, you know, 2 million jobs this year. that's not bad. in fact, it's the best we've seen since 2005. also, you know,
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
to speed on the technology that's been applied to the system. so short term, for a week or so, yeah, they can get some quiet up on capitol hill. but obama's biggest problem is that the young people, the so-called millenials are not signing up and we just had this harvard poll out that said about 57% of them disapprove of obama care. and one of the reasons is the cost is very high, they didn't know the costs were going to be so high but the other reason is that the website is an experience that you would expect to have back in the early 1990s, not 2013. they have something, for instance, a cueing tool which means if 50,000 people are using the website, a little sign will come on and say, give us your e-mail address, you can't get on, and we'll call you back. >> for millenials, this is laughable and they lose faith in the system. so i think the process of signing people up is just going to lose ground over time. >> is it that big of a problem, joe? i mean, you're a millenia lchl. what do you think? is this something that your generation looks at and you say this is a bit ridiculous gi
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